New 4-H poultry club forming

HARRISON —  Feathered Friends is a new 4-H poultry club seeking members ages 5 to 18.

The club will focus on all things poultry, including learning how to care for, raise and show chickens, ducks and turkeys. 4-H is a national organization for youth ages 5 to 18 to learn life skills through hands-on work in a variety of project areas.

Participation in Feathered Friends will give members access to six countywide 4-H events, including the Cumberland Fair. Participation is free, although each club typically requests a nominal fee.

For more information or to request a disability accommodation, call or email Sara Conant, 207-781-6099, [email protected] or visit umaine.edu/cumberland/programs/cumberland-county-4-h/clubs/.

Storytelling Guild to swap stories

FARMINGTON — A Storytelling Guild story swap will be held from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday, May 17, downstairs at St. Joseph Parish Hall, by the intersection of Middle and Quebec streets.

It is free and open to the public. No storytelling experience is necessary. Call 207-578-1791 for details.

Fox School to be recalled at meeting

PARIS — The Paris Cape Historical Society will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 17, in the meeting room at 77 High St.

Speaking on the history of the Fox School, formerly known as the Brick School, Ben Conant will recall many aspects of its history, including teachers, students and the building itself. Conant will have many pictures to show the development of the school and its progress as one of the notable Paris schools. The school will soon be transformed into an apartment building.

The public is invited. An opportunity will be given for anyone to recall memories of the school. Refreshments will be served after the meeting.


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